of mice and men themes

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  • themes- of mice and men
    • in equality
      • women
        • curly's wife
          • doesn't even have her own name in the book
            • almost like she is a prize
          • doesn't have a job
        • expected to stay at home
        • expected to do what the men told them
        • could not have the American dream
      • disability
        • lennie
          • is treated un equally because he is not as mentally able
          • constently relient on George
        • candy
          • lost his hand in a work accident
            • wont find a job anywhere else
            • considered unfit to work
          • is the oldest on the ranch
            • considered to old for labour
            • isolated and lonely
            • forgotten character
      • race
        • crooks
          • the bosses 'punching bag'
          • isolated in his own room
          • not allowed in the bunk house
          • desperate for rights (civil rights code)
            • if he has rights he is still human
          • treated like an animal
            • shares a box with horses
            • sleeps on hay
    • friendship
      • George and lennie
        • George is always there for lennie
        • George kills him so that no one else will
          • does it out of friendship will not hurt him
        • They share the dream
        • George is loyal to his promise
        • George will not discriminate Lennie
      • candy and his dog
        • candy has had his dog its whole life
        • only one who wont discriminate
        • could not be replace
        • regrets letting someone else kill his friend
    • loneliness
      • George
        • plays soilitare
          • one player game
          • Untitled
  • George and lennie
    • George is always there for lennie
    • George kills him so that no one else will
      • does it out of friendship will not hurt him
    • They share the dream
    • George is loyal to his promise
    • George will not discriminate Lennie

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